Enabling Manufacturing Competitiveness and Economic Sustainability, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3319020544
  • ISBN-13: 9783319020549
  • DDC: 670.285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 480 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
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The changing manufacturing environment requires more responsive and adaptable manufacturing systems. The theme of the 5th International Conference on Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable and Virtual production (CARV2013) was "Enabling Manufacturing Competitiveness and Economic Sustainability." Leading-edge research and best implementation practices and experiences were presented. Proceedings include advances in manufacturing systems design, planning, evaluation, control and evolving paradigms. New and important concepts such as the dynamic product families and platforms, co-evolution of products and systems, and methods for enhancing manufacturing systems' economic sustainability and prolonging their life to produce more than one product generation are treated. Enablers of change in manufacturing systems, production volume and capability, scalability and managing the volatility of markets, competition among global enterprises and the increasing complexity of products, manufacturing systems and management strategies are discussed. Industry challenges and future directions for R&D needed to help both practitioners and academicians are presented. Editors: Dr.-Ing. Michael F. Zaeh, Professor, Manufacturing Technology and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunther Reinhart, Head, Institute for Machine Tools and Industrial Management (iwb) at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM).

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface and Acknowledgements.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
1: Vision and Future Perspectives.
2: Variety, Complexity and Value Creation.
3: Cycle Management for Continuous Manufacturing Planning.
4: Morgenstadt – Urban Production in the City of the Future.
5: Manufacturing Systems.
6: Tools and Methods for SMEs to Introduce Mutability in Special Purpose Machines.
7: A Three Level Model for the Design, Planning and Operation of Changeable Production Systems in Distributed Manufacturing.
8: SMART Reconfigurability Approach in Manufacture of Steel and Façade Constructions.
9: A First Step Towards Cross-Platform Integration in Modular Micro-Assembly Systems – Concept for a Process Module Construction Kit.
10: Statistical Study for Micro Forming Technologies Used for Linked Parts Production.
11: Specification Technique for the Consistent Description of Manufacturing Operations and Resources.
12: Developing Modular Manufacturing Architectures – An Industrial Case Report.
13: An Approach Framework Supporting Manufacturing System Design for a Range of Products.
14: A Generic Control Concept for the Simulation-Based Verification of Reconfigurable Transport System Models.
15: Forming Plastic Shields on a Reconfigurable Tooling System.
16: Developing a Vision for Multi-Site Manufacturing System of Systems.
17: Classification, Modelling and Mapping of Skills in Automated Production Systems.
18: Transient Analysis of a Re-Entrant Manufacturing System.
19: Role of Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems in Minimizing Import Dependency in the South African Press Tool Enterprise.
20: Reconfigurable Production Systems – An Appraisal of Applied Production Breakdown Solution Strategies.
21: Product and Production Co-Development.
22: Implementing Virtual Assembly and Disassembly into the Product Development Process.
23: The Contribution of Virtual Production Intelligence to Laser Cutting Planning Processes.
24: Immersive Presentations: Enabling Engaging Virtual Reality Based Training and Teaching by Merging Slide-Based and VR-Based Elements.
25: A Vagueness Measure for Concurrent Engineering of Manual Assembly Lines.
26: A Multi-Period Changeable Modular Product Assembly Model.
27: Reducing the Development Time of Flexible Metal Forming Tools Using Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation.
28: Assessment and Configuration of a Product Production System.
29: Optimized Factory Planning and Process Chain Formation Using Virtual Production Intelligence.
30: Developing a Self-Optimizing Robotic Excavator System with Virtual Prototyping Technology.
31: Mass Customisation Assessment and Measurement Framework.
32: Formal Modelling of Process Planning in Combined Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing.
33: Dynamic Reaction to Fluctuations in Demand through Line Balancing in Commercial Vehicle Manufacturing.
34: Enablers of Change and Manufacturing Success.
35: Meeting New Challenges and Possibilities with Modern Robot Safety Technologies.
36: Toolpath Generation for CNC Milled Parts Using Genetic Algorithms.
37: Human-Robot-Collaboration System for a Universal Packaging Cell for Heavy Electronic Consumer Goods.
38: Singularity Analysis for a 6 DOF Family of Robots.
39: Effective Work Region Visualization for Serial 6 DOF Robots.
40: A Stepped Conveyor Singulator Design for Reconfigurable Assembly.
41: Systematic Development of Mobile AR-Applications Supporting Production Planning.
42: Approaches for Integration of Agile Procedures into Mechatronic Engineering of Manufacturing Systems.
43: Control of Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems Using Object-Oriented Programming.
44: Towards Alternatives for Agent Based Control in Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems.
45: Performance Assessment of Heterogeneous Engineering Tools along the Development Process of Mechatronic Manufacturing Systems.
46: A New Approach to Interpolation of Tool Path Trajectories with Piecewise Defined Clothoids.
47: Systematic Procedure for Handling Complexity in the Automotive Production.
48: Generating Master Assembly Sequence Using Consensus Trees.
49: Optimal Design Concept of a Reconfigurable Haptic Device.
50: Global Competitiveness and Sustainability.
51: Energy Monitoring for Investigating the Sustainability of Extrusion Process.
52: Employee Participation for Increasing Energy Efficiency in Factory Operations.
53: Energy Value-Stream Mapping – A Method to Optimize Value-Streams in Respect of Time and Energy Consumption.
54: Increasing Competitiveness of Egyptian Industrial SMEs via Technology Transfer.
55: Planning Approach for Designing and Evaluating Product and Production Adaptations to Local Market Conditions.
56: A Petri-Net Based Approach for Evaluating Energy Flexibility of Production Machines.
57: Introduction of a Quality Oriented Production Theory for Product Realization Processes.
58: A Mathematical Model for Supply Chain Planning in a Build-to-Order Environment.
59: Strategic Screening of Manufacturing Technologies.
60: Key Success Factors for Production Network Coordination.
61: Agility Enablers in Manufacturing Systems – Contributions of the Production Network Perspective.
62: End-of-Life Indices to Manage the Demanufacturing Phase during the Product Design Process.
63: Enterprise and Knowledge Management.
64: Data Interface Concept for the Connection of Applications to Web-Based Systems.
65: Approach for Reducing Data Inconsistencies in Production Control.
66: Concept and Data Model for Assembly Work Content Determination.
67: Prioritisation of Influence Variables for a Flexible and Efficient Production.
68: Managing Complexity in Remanufacturing Focusing on Production Organisation.
69: Knowledge Based Configuration of Re-Configurable Transfer Centres.
70: Multi-Criteria Decision-Support for Manufacturing Process Chain Selection in the Context of Functionally Graded Components.
71: Model for a Decision Theory Based Inspection Planning.
72: Hamburg Model of Knowledge Management.
73: Change Management through Learning Factories.
74: Pricing Policies of Excess Capacity in Make to Order Production Systems.
75: Dealing with Seasonalities – An Observation of Different Branches in a Seasonal Environment.
76: The Concept of Viral Engineering.
77: Reconfigurable Strategic Guidelines for Successful Co-Operative Value Creation.
78: Towards Real-Time Computation of Cost of Poor Quality for Discrete Manufacturing Processes.
79: Application and Trends.
80: Tool for Life Cycle Costing of Electric Motors during the Early Designs Phases.
81: Design of Production Systems for Large Maritime Structures.
82: Development of Lightweight Designs for the Production of Wind Turbine Towers.
83: Method for Planning a Changeable Press Plant.
84: Reconfigurable Manufacturing System Design and Implementation – An Industrial Application at a Manufacturer of Consumer Goods.
85: Energy-Efficient Manufacturing on Machine Tools by Machining Process Improvement.
86: The Impact of E-Mobility on Automotive Supply Chain.
87: Configuration of a Multi-use Battery Production.
Author Index.